Hogewyk, the 'Dementia Village'.

Author:Cooke, Molly
 
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The Netherlands has made headlines with Hogewyk, a village outside of Amsterdam created exclusively for people with severe dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Complete with a movie theater, grocery store, cafe, bar, restaurant and beauty salon, Hogewyk is staffed with nurses and trained helpers who are indistinguishable from the residents. Houses and gardens of varying styles--urban modern, country chic and even...

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